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Category Archives: AG opinion
This morning Advocate General Mengozzi handed down his opinion in the appeals in the Aer Lingus and Ryanair cases concerning the Irish air travel tax (Joined Cases C-164/15 P and C-165/15 P). The AG has recommended setting aside, in part, … Continue reading
On Wednesday this week, Advocate General Wahl handed down his opinion in Case C-518/13 Eventech v Parking Adjudicator. It makes interesting reading, but does not reach any firm conclusions as to the question of whether TfL’s policy of allowing black … Continue reading
Readers of this blog may recall the post on 2 July concerning the AG opinion in Case C-284/12 Deusche Lufthansa, then only available in French. The good news is that the English version of the opinion has now been published, … Continue reading
Stuck on the runway: Ryanair and the obligation of non-implementation in the context of private enforcement actions
Thanks to Emily Neill of Blackstone Chambers (writing from Luxembourg) for this comment on the AG opinion in Case C-284/12 Deutsche Lufthansa v Flughafen Frankfurt-Hahn With the summer holiday season looming, the prospect of suspended flights and being stuck in … Continue reading